Tag: Nature

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019

You cannot go to San Antonio without stopping by The Alamo. We made a really quick stop here on our way out of town and Madison did get her Junior Ranger badge, I just didn’t get a picture or a video of it. The… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019

After leaving the San Antonio River Walk, we headed to Natural Bridge Caverns. Natural Bridge Caverns is one of the largest caverns in Texas. The views on the tour were astonishing. I wore my hiking sandals for this tour which happen to be the… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019

Every summer, The Padre Island National Seashore does ridley turtle releases. Click HERE for more details on this wonderful event. This had been on my bucket list for a couple of years. You cannot predict the timing since you cannot predict when turtles will… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019

The following day we headed to Padre Island National Seashore so Madison could complete a couple of Junior Ranger badges. We walked along the seashore and picked up trash along the way. It’s mind-blowing how much is left on the beach, from fishing lines… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part I Corpus Christi – August 2019

The first leg of our Texas road trip was Corpus Christi, TX. As soon as we arrived at the hotel Madison befriended a stray cat. She fed her well. lol. We set off to explore the Texas State Aquarium. It is a phenomenal aquarium.… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part I Corpus Christi – August 2019”

Summer: June/July 2019

In between our adventures, Madison spent her summertime with camps and various activities. After Madison’s birthday, we celebrated Winston’s 1st Birthday. She made him his very own homemade doggie cupcakes. He really loved them! ❤️ Madison also attended basketball and volleyball camps. She attended… Continue Reading “Summer: June/July 2019”

Maui Day 8 – May 2019

On the last day of our vacation, we flew from Kauai back to Maui. We visited the Iao Valley State Park, and it was beautiful! Then we stopped for some famous shaved ice before heading to Baby Beach It was a great trip filled… Continue Reading “Maui Day 8 – May 2019”

Kauai Day 7 – May 2019

We started the day by visiting Spouting Horn National Park. Then we visited Smith’s Tropical Paradise. My mother had reminded me how much I enjoyed feeding the peacocks when I visited with them when I was 18 and so we decided to go so… Continue Reading “Kauai Day 7 – May 2019”

Maui Day 3 – May 2019

On our 3rd day in Maui we went on a tour of the Road to Hanna. I decided that it would be best if we went with a tour for a couple of reasons. One being that the road is very narrow and twisty… Continue Reading “Maui Day 3 – May 2019”

November 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post may contain affliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. Thankfully November was slower than September and October. Not entirely by choice though, Jeff and I came down with awful colds at the end of the month and life kind… Continue Reading “November 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update”

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